Silent Movie Accompaniment


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Accompanying Harold Lloyd's film 'Safety Last' at the Opera House, Blackpool.


The film industry has always interested David. In the 1970s he was fortunate to know and work with musicians who had played in the days of the silent cinema. From these vintage performers David learnt how the accompanist's art used to be carried out in the early years of the twentieth century. David also inherited a large library of original 'photoplay' music, which he uses to give authenticity to his performances.


Metropolis
'Metropolis' at the Royalty Cinema, Bowness on Windermere


Wings at the Plaza
'Wings' at the Plaza, Stockport



Birmingham
A sell-out silent film evening at Birmingham Cathedral with David accompanying at the Cathedral organ.